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Civil War CDV Lt Colonel Charles Townsend 106th NYVI KIA Cold Harbor

Civil War CDV Lt Colonel Charles Townsend 106th NYVI KIA Cold Harbor
Civil War CDV Lt Colonel Charles Townsend 106th NYVI KIA Cold Harbor

Civil War CDV Lt Colonel Charles Townsend 106th NYVI KIA Cold Harbor    Civil War CDV Lt Colonel Charles Townsend 106th NYVI KIA Cold Harbor
Enlisted in the 3rd NY Cavalry 6/61-5/62 as a Sergent, promoted into the 106thNYVI as Lt 8/62, killed at Cold Harbor as Lt Colonel on 6/1/64. 106th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Moore of Company B, 100th New York Volunteers, a sergeant of 39th Illinois Regiment, a corporal of 106th New York Volunteers, and a private of the 11th Vermont Regiment LCCN2010650794. August 27, 1862, to June 3, 1865. Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. The 106th New York Volunteer Infantry or St. Lawrence County Regiment was an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 106th New York Infantry was organized at Ogdensburg, New York, and mustered in for three years service on August 27, 1862, under the command of Colonel Schuyler F. The regiment was attached to Railroad District, VIII Corps, Middle Department, to September 1862. Railroad District, Western Virginia, to January 1863.

Milroy's Command, VIII Corps, Middle Department, to March 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, VIII Corps, to June 1863. Elliott's Command, VIII Corps, to July 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, III Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March 1864.

1st Brigade, 3rd Division, VI Corps, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, to June 1865. The 106th New York Infantry mustered out of service on June 27, 1865. Left New York for Baltimore, Md. August 28, 1862, thence ordered to New Creek, Va. Guard and provost duty in defenses of the Upper Potomac, with headquarters at New Creek, Va.

Expedition to Greenland Gap April 1522, 1863. And retreat to Harper's Ferry June 1415. Guard stores to Washington, D. Joined the Army of the Potomac at Frederick, Md.

Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va. Action at Wapping Heights, Va. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan until October. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 78.

Kelly's Ford November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 67, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 57; Spottsylvania May 812; Spottsylvania Court House May 1221.

Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle, " May 12. North Anna River May 2326.

On line of the Pamunkey May 2628. Siege of Petersburg June 17-July 6. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 2223, Ordered to Baltimore, Md. Expedition to Snicker's Gap, Va. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22.

Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty at Kernstown until December. Siege of Petersburg December 1864 to April 1865.

Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.

Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 39.

Sayler's Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9.

Surrender of Lee and his army. April 2327, and duty there until May 16. The regiment lost a total of 307 men during service; 10 officers and 127 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 4 officers and 166 enlisted men died of disease. The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed.

Judd received authority to recruit this regiment; it was organized under Colonel Judd and his successor, Col. James, at Ogdensburg, and there mustered in the service of the United States for three years August 27, 1862.

June 2, 1865, the men not to be mustered out with the regiment were ordered to be transferred to the 49th Infantry; the order was, however, revoked. The companies were recruited principally: A at Oswegatchie; B at Morristown; C at Oswegatchie, DePeyster and Macomb; D at Ogdensburg; E at Potsdam; F at Massena, Brasher and Louisville; G at Madrid and Stockholm; H at Malone and Lawrence; I at Malone and Ogdensburg; and K at Canton, Colton and Edwards.

The regiment left the State August 28, 1862; served in the Railroad Division, 8th Corps, Middle Department, from August, 1862; in West Virginia, Department of the Ohio, in September, 1862; in Railroad Division, District of West Virginia, from October, 1862; in 1st Brigade, Railroad Division, 8th Corps, Defenses of the Upper Potomac, Middle Department, from January, 1863; in 3d Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Corps, from March, 1863; in 3d Brigade, 3d Division, 3d Corps, Army of the Potomac, from July 10, 1863; in 1st Brigade, 3d Division, 6th Corps, from April, 1864; and it was honorably discharged and mustered out, under Maj. Paine, June 22, 1865, near Washington, D. The men ordered to be transferred to the 49th Infantry were, under Lieut-Col. Briggs, mustered out and honorably discharged June 27, 1865.

During its service the regiment lost by death, killed in action, 8 officers, 77 enlisted men; of wounds received in action, 2 officers, 49 enlisted men; of disease and other causes, 4 officers, 163 enlisted men; total, 14 officers, 289 enlisted men; aggregate, 303; of whom 52 enlisted men died in the hands of the enemy. The following is taken from The Union army: a history of military affairs in the loyal states, 1861-65 -- records of the regiments in the Union army -- cyclopedia of battles -- memoirs of commanders and soldiers.

One Hundred and Sixth Infantry. Embrick,, Charles Townsend, Andrew N.

Lawrence county regiment, organized at Ogdensburg, and there mustered into the U. Service for three years Aug. It left the state the following day and during its long period of service established a reputation for itself which entitles it to rank among the three hundred fighting regiments of the war. It took part in the following battles: Fairmount and Martinsburg, W.

Culpeper, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, North Anna river, Totopotomoy, Cold Harbor first assault on Petersburg, and the Weldon railroad, Va. Opequan, Fisher's hill, Cedar Creek, Va. Fall of Petersburg, Sailor's creek, and was present at Wapping heights, siege of Petersburg, Hatcher's run and Appomattox. After leaving the state it served first in the railroad division, 8th corps, Middle Department, and was then ordered to New creek, W. The following is quoted from Col.

Fox's account of the regiment: Companies D and F were captured, April 29, 1863, at Fairmount, W. Where they defended a railroad bridge for several hours against a large force of Confederates. The captured men were immediately released on parole.

The regiment left North mountain, June 13, 1863, and, with the other troops in that vicinity, retired before the advance of Lee's army. It joined the Army of the Potomac, July 10, 1863, while near Frederick, Md. And with other new material was organized as the 3d division (Carr's) of the 3d corps.

This division was transferred in March, 1864, to the 6th corps, and its command given to Gen. While in the 6th corps the regiment saw hard service and almost continuous fighting.

At Cold Harbor it lost 23 killed, 88 wounded, and 23 missing, Lieut. Charles Townsend and 3 other officers being among the killed. The corps was ordered soon afterward to Maryland, where, at the battle of Monocacy, the regiment sustained another severe loss. It was actively engaged in the Shenandoah Valley, in all the battles of the corps, and then, returning to Petersburg, participated in the final campaign.

At Spottsylvania the casualties in the regiment aggregated 6 killed and 32 wounded; at the Opequan, 6 killed, 45 wounded, and 3 missing; and at Cedar creek, 8 killed and 45 wounded. Ricketts was wounded at Cedar creek, after which the division was commanded by Gen. The regiment was mustered out at Washington, D. June 22 and 27, 1865.

During its term of service it lost 10 officers and 27 men killed and died of wounds; 4 officers and 166 men died of disease, accident, etc. A total of 307, of whom 52 men died in prison. The total enrollment was 1,367, of whom 10 per cent. The item "Civil War CDV Lt Colonel Charles Townsend 106th NYVI KIA Cold Harbor" is in sale since Wednesday, December 12, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "civil_war_photos" and is located in Midland, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Civil War CDV Lt Colonel Charles Townsend 106th NYVI KIA Cold Harbor    Civil War CDV Lt Colonel Charles Townsend 106th NYVI KIA Cold Harbor